After hard work and dedication, a total of 16 students received their KZN colours in karate. The students who reside in Merebank and Wentworth have brought great honour to their schools, community and dojo.
Other data that was scrutinised included economic impact studies from previous Rugby World Cup events, rugby tournaments and internationals held in South Africa as well as other large sports events hosted here in the past.
Since the club’s inception in 2001, it has been noted that a steady growth of their female membership and this trend continues each year.
Since its inception, multiple Proteas and franchise players have come through its ranks. This year’s event continued the tournament’s hero making trend.
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At the age of 26, he was selected into the West Indies team but his international playing career was not that glorious as he represented the Windies in just two Test matches and 15 One Day Internationals (ODIs).
Officials of the club are pleased with the effort that their players showcased over the last few games and believe that a focussed mindset will definitely help one achieve their ‘goals’.
The founder, president and chief instructor of IFFSKSA, Master Kyoshi Eric Govender expressed his sincere gratitude to all the organisation affiliates who contributed to ensure a successful championship.
The Golden Games is a national sporting event for seniors across the country and selections were held at the Cato Manor Grounds.
The chairman of the organisation, Cally Reddy said that the youngster has a deep love for the game.
Matfield, who is the most capped Springbok, has been tasked to lead a panel of experts in selecting the Coca-Cola Hero of the Day recipients at the Coca-Cola Craven Week, which took place recently.